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Aug 25, 2013 10:35am EDT
of low-wage americans. the workers we just heard from are calling on president obama to issue an executive order that would give low age federal contract workers a living wage and benefits. to put that in perspective -- a to put that in perspective -- a recent study i the think tax says if they signed that executive order, 2000 low-wage workers would be lifted out of poverty. that is 2 million people whose lives would be made that her by simple executive order, not going through congress, not having to justify why it cannot be done but issuing an executive order saying that all federal contractors deserve a living wage and benefits. the civil rights veterans onstage to they were part of a movement that succeeded in winning concessions from congress and the president. we will talk with the workers who are continuing the struggle for economic justice today. with that, i will let them introduce themselves and i will ask a few questions and open it up to the audience. mr. turner -- >> ok , my name isal turner. i was one of the original sanitation workers in 1968. in 1968, there
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